Norfolk Southern Railway Company-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company and Wisconsin Central Ltd., 10262-10263 [2013-03345]

Download as PDF 10262 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2013 / Notices four causes from Part I of the ‘‘Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT)— Field Form.’’ These cause categories are also aligned with the fields that must be input when completing Part G4, field number 14 in the gas distribution incident reporting form. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES C. Summary of Impacted Collections The following information is provided for that information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) Current expiration date; (4) Type of request; (5) Abstract of the information collection activity; (6) Description of affected public; (7) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (8) Frequency of collection. PHMSA is only focusing on the revisions detailed in this notice and will request revisions to the following information collection activities. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collection: 1. Title: Annual Report for Gas Pipeline Operators. OMB Control Number: N/A. Current Expiration Date: N/A. Type of Request: New Collection. Abstract: PHMSA is looking to revise the gas distribution annual report (PHMSA F 7100.1–1) to improve the granularity of the data collected in several areas. Affected Public: Gas distribution pipeline operators. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Total Annual Responses: 1,440. Total Annual Burden Hours: 23,040. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Comments are invited on: (a) The need for the proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 4)] Release of Waybill Data Railroad Cost Recovery Procedures— Productivity Adjustment AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. Proposed railroad cost recovery procedures productivity adjustment. ACTION: In a decision served on February 8, 2013, we proposed to adopt 1.009 (0.9% per year) as the measure of average change in railroad productivity for the 2007–2011 (5-year) averaging period. This represents a 0.1% increase over the average for the 2006–2010 period. The Board’s February 8, 2013 decision in this proceeding stated that comments may be filed addressing any perceived data and computational errors in our calculation. It also stated that, if there were no further action taken by the Board, the proposed productivity adjustment would become effective on March 1, 2013. SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ADDRESSES: Send comments (an original and 10 copies) referring to Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 4) to: Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. Norfolk Southern Railway Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company and Wisconsin Central Ltd. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pursuant to a temporary trackage rights agreement dated January 24, 2013, Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company and Wisconsin Central Ltd. (collectively, CN) have agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights 1 to Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) over the CN rail lines located: (1) Michael Smith, (202) 245–0322. Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision, which is available on our Web site, http://www.stb.dot.gov. Copies of the decision may be purchased by contacting the Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245– 0238. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at (800) 877–8339. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. [FR Doc. 2013–03331 Filed 2–12–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–03309 Filed 2–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Jkt 229001 [FR Doc. 2013–03444 Filed 2–12–13; 8:45 am] Surface Transportation Board Decided: February 7, 2013. By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Begeman, and Commissioner Mulvey. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. 17:21 Feb 12, 2013 Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. The productivity adjustment is effective March 1, 2013. Comments are due by February 26, 2013. DATES: Issued in Washington, DC, on February 8, 2013. Alan K. Mayberry, Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from the Association of American Railroads (WB463–15—1/ 18/13) for permission to use certain data from the Board’s Carload Waybill Samples. A copy of this request may be obtained from the Office of Economics. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9. Contact: Megan Conley, (202) 245– 0348. PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket No. FD 35715] 1 NSR states that this notice was not filed under the Board’s class exemption for temporary trackage rights at 49 CFR. 1180.2(d)(8) because the agreement contemplates that the temporary trackage rights will be in effect for more than one year. See 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8) (‘‘Acquisition of temporary trackage rights by a rail carrier over lines owned or operated by any other rail carrier or carriers that are * * * scheduled to expire on a specific date not to exceed 1 year from the effective date of the exemption.’’) Therefore, NSR concurrently filed a petition for partial revocation of this exemption in Norfolk Southern Railway Company—Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company & Wisconsin Central Ltd., Docket No. FD 35715 (Sub-No. 1), wherein NSR requests that the Board permit the proposed trackage rights arrangement described in the present proceeding to expire 24 months after the commencement date of the agreement, or the date that the Gary City Track Connection, at or near Gary, Ind., is completed and in use, whichever comes first. That petition will be addressed by the Board in a separate decision. E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2013 / Notices Between CN’s connection with NSR at or near milepost 99.5 in South Bend, Ind., and at or near milepost 36.1 in Griffith, Ind., on CN’s South Bend Subdivision, a distance of approximately 63.4 miles; and (2) between milepost 36.1 in Griffith and CN’s Kirk Yard at or near milepost 45.4 in Gary on CN’s Matteson Subdivision, a distance of approximately 9.3 miles. The transaction may be consummated on or after February 27, 2013, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed).2 The purpose of this transaction is to allow NSR to interchange with CN at CN’s Kirk Yard in Gary during the construction of the Gary City Track Connection. As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk & Western Railway—Trackage Rights—Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway— Lease & Operate—California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If it contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed by February 20, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35715, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Christine I. Friedman, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: February 8, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina S. White, Clearance Clerk. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2013–03345 Filed 2–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 2 NSR states in its verified notice of exemption that the trackage rights will be consummated on or after February 24, 2013. However, a transaction filed under 49 CFR1180.2(d) may not be consummated until 30 days after the notice was filed. 49 CFR 1180.4(g). NSR filed this notice on January 28, 2013. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Feb 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for ADA Accommodations Request Packet Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the ADA Accommodations Packet. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 15, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the packet should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202) 622–3869, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Martha.R.Brinson @irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ADA Accommodations Request Packet. OMB Number: 1545–2027. Abstract: Information is collected so that ADA applicants may receive reasonable accommodation, as needed, to take the Special Enrollment Examination. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the packet at this time. Type of Review: This is an extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10263 displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 6, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–03244 Filed 2–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8082 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8082, Notice of Inconsistent Treatment or Administrative Adjustment Request (AAR). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 15, 2013 to be assured of consideration. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10262-10263]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03345]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. FD 35715]


Norfolk Southern Railway Company--Temporary Trackage Rights 
Exemption--Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company and Wisconsin Central 
Ltd.

    Pursuant to a temporary trackage rights agreement dated January 24, 
2013, Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company and Wisconsin Central Ltd. 
(collectively, CN) have agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage 
rights \1\ to Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) over the CN rail 
lines located: (1)

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Between CN's connection with NSR at or near milepost 99.5 in South 
Bend, Ind., and at or near milepost 36.1 in Griffith, Ind., on CN's 
South Bend Subdivision, a distance of approximately 63.4 miles; and (2) 
between milepost 36.1 in Griffith and CN's Kirk Yard at or near 
milepost 45.4 in Gary on CN's Matteson Subdivision, a distance of 
approximately 9.3 miles.
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    \1\ NSR states that this notice was not filed under the Board's 
class exemption for temporary trackage rights at 49 CFR. 
1180.2(d)(8) because the agreement contemplates that the temporary 
trackage rights will be in effect for more than one year. See 49 CFR 
1180.2(d)(8) (``Acquisition of temporary trackage rights by a rail 
carrier over lines owned or operated by any other rail carrier or 
carriers that are * * * scheduled to expire on a specific date not 
to exceed 1 year from the effective date of the exemption.'') 
Therefore, NSR concurrently filed a petition for partial revocation 
of this exemption in Norfolk Southern Railway Company--Temporary 
Trackage Rights Exemption--Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company & 
Wisconsin Central Ltd., Docket No. FD 35715 (Sub-No. 1), wherein NSR 
requests that the Board permit the proposed trackage rights 
arrangement described in the present proceeding to expire 24 months 
after the commencement date of the agreement, or the date that the 
Gary City Track Connection, at or near Gary, Ind., is completed and 
in use, whichever comes first. That petition will be addressed by 
the Board in a separate decision.
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    The transaction may be consummated on or after February 27, 2013, 
the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is 
filed).\2\
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    \2\ NSR states in its verified notice of exemption that the 
trackage rights will be consummated on or after February 24, 2013. 
However, a transaction filed under 49 CFR1180.2(d) may not be 
consummated until 30 days after the notice was filed. 49 CFR 
1180.4(g). NSR filed this notice on January 28, 2013.
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    The purpose of this transaction is to allow NSR to interchange with 
CN at CN's Kirk Yard in Gary during the construction of the Gary City 
Track Connection.
    As a condition to this exemption, any employee affected by the 
trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk 
& Western Railway--Trackage Rights--Burlington Northern, Inc., 354 
I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Railway--Lease & 
Operate--California Western Railroad, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980).
    This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(7). If it contains 
false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. 
Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed 
at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically 
stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed 
by February 20, 2013 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes 
effective).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
FD 35715, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each 
pleading must be served on Christine I. Friedman, Norfolk Southern 
Railway Company, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
www.stb.dot.gov.

    Decided: February 8, 2013.

    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Raina S. White,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-03345 Filed 2-12-13; 8:45 am]
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